alcohol http://wfpl.org en How Do Kentucky's Dry Counties Benefit From Alcohol Sales? http://wfpl.org/post/how-do-kentuckys-dry-counties-benefit-alcohol-sales <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Did you know that Kentucky’s dry counties benefit financially from alcohol sales throughout the state? For more than 30 years, most of the taxes collected on alcohol sales, no matter where they originate, have gone into the state’s General Fund for statewide use. And while more than 30 percent of Kentucky’s counties don’t contribute alcohol sales tax to the General Fund, they still have access to that money.</span></p><p><strong>Wet or Dry Is Not Cut and Dry</strong></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:38:00 +0000 Syd Bishop 9040 at http://wfpl.org How Do Kentucky's Dry Counties Benefit From Alcohol Sales? Is Kentucky's Grocery Store Liquor Ban Antiquated? Court of Appeals To Decide. http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-grocery-store-liquor-ban-antiquated-court-appeals-decide <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Should Kentucky grocery stores be allowed to sell liquor and wine?</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">That’s the topic of arguments to be&nbsp; heard Tuesday by the U.S. </span>6<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5; "> Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 11:40:50 +0000 Devin Katayama 7572 at http://wfpl.org Is Kentucky's Grocery Store Liquor Ban Antiquated? Court of Appeals To Decide. Charts | Louisville Alcohol-Related Arrests by Metro Council District http://wfpl.org/post/charts-louisville-alcohol-related-arrests-metro-council-district <p>The Louisville Metro Council tonight will consider a proposal that cuts off packaged liquor sales at 2 a.m. (At the moment, the limit is 4 a.m.) Stores need a special permit to stay open until 4 a.m., and the majority of them are in West Louisville.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:15:05 +0000 Joseph Lord 6805 at http://wfpl.org Charts | Louisville Alcohol-Related Arrests by Metro Council District Guess Who's Fighting To Keep Indiana Dry On Sundays? http://wfpl.org/post/guess-whos-fighting-keep-indiana-dry-sundays When you think summer, you might think of cold beer at a barbecue, maybe a bottle of wine with a Sunday picnic. A lot of people take it for granted that they can just go to the store and pick up alcohol.<p>Not in Indiana.<p>While many states have laws restricting liquor sales, Indiana is the only one where you can't buy packaged beer, wine and liquor on Sundays, and it's the only state that regulates alcohol sales based on temperature. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:20:17 +0000 editor 5996 at http://wfpl.org Guess Who's Fighting To Keep Indiana Dry On Sundays? Lawmaker Will Again Try to Lift Ban on Election Day Alcohol Sales http://wfpl.org/post/lawmaker-will-again-try-lift-ban-election-day-alcohol-sales <p>For the fifth time, a Northern Kentucky lawmaker will attempt to undo a ban on alcohol sales on election days.</p><p>Currently, no alcohol can be served or sold while polls are open. Representative Arnold Simpson has filed legislation to scrap the ban four times in the past. And Friday, he will once again present the proposal to an interim legislative committee.</p><p>Many states originally passed such bans in order to crack down on voter fraud and vote buying. Now, South Carolina is the only other state that still bans alcohol sales on election days.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 19:24:06 +0000 Kenny Colston 955 at http://wfpl.org Lawmaker Will Again Try to Lift Ban on Election Day Alcohol Sales